Crime

POLICE: Man bought over $17k worth of LSU tickets with stolen credit card

Between Sept. 9 and Oct. 6, 168 tickets to the LSU-Texas A&M game were purchased with the card.

  St. Helena Parish authorities searching for escaped inmate

Taylor Miller was arrested in March of 2018 for a string of residential and vehicle burglaries.

Officials investigating deadly fight at Angola

One man is dead after a fight broke out at Angola Saturday, October 20.

Report: LA man arrested after claiming he hired hitman

Police arrested a man who allegedly told his ex-girlfriend he hired a hit man, according to probable cause documents from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

ICE Most Wanted fugitive, child predator caught in Louisiana

One of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operation’s (ERO) Most Wanted fugitives was arrested Wednesday in central Louisiana. The man is a convicted child sex offender and is now facing more felony charges.

Surveillance footage shows people suspected of stealing from a church

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying as many as five people spotted on camera outside of a church where music equipment was stolen.

WANTED: Woman accused of pistol whipping woman, who needed staples in head

Crime Stoppers of Greater Baton Rouge needs help locating a fugitive.

Loaded gun found in Capitol Middle student’s bookbag

Sheriff’s deputies said they were called to a Baton Rouge middle school after a gun was found in a student’s bookbag Thursday morning.

State trooper killed in Columbus Co.; Chadbourn man charged in shooting

A state trooper was shot and killed early Wednesday morning near Whiteville

Angola inmate attempts escape, doesn’t make it past fence

The Louisiana Department of Corrections confirms an inmate attempted to escape from Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola, early Monday morning.

Lake Charles man arrested for alleged attempted sex trafficking of children

A Lake Charles man has been arrested on sex crimes related to allegations involving computer-aided solicitation of a minor and attempted sex trafficking.

  Grand jury indicts woman accused of fatally poisoning boyfriend on first degree murder

A woman accused of fatally poisoning her husband will go on trial for first-degree murder.

3 more arrests made in fatal Thibodaux shooting

Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue announced that in addition to Tyrick Hills, three more suspects have been arrested in connection with the homicide.

Groups partner for March 4 Lives

Several groups have partnered for a March 4 Our Lives on Wednesday.

34-year-old man accused of killing mother because she wouldn’t make him food

Investigators say the suspect was found covered in blood upon their arrival.

Louisiana law enforcement agencies getting major funding to help prevent crime

The United States Department of Justice is hoping to help change the narrative of violence across the State of Louisiana.

Pair accused of stealing $2,000 worth of cologne, perfume from store on Juban Road

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying two people accused of stealing about $2,000 worth of perfume and cologne from a store off Juban Road.

Sex trafficking victim from Lake Charles says she was sold into slavery by a loved one

Sex trafficking victim said her friend owed a debt to a drug dealer and left her as payment

Louisiana men plead not guilty to Mississippi prison bribery

4 Louisiana men are pleading not guilty to charges that they tried to bribe a Mississippi sheriff with $2,000 in casino chips, seeking jail contracts

Man gets 3 years in jail for carnal knowledge, porn charges involving juvenile

A Pierre Part man has been sentenced to three years in jail following charges involving carnal knowledge and pornography of juveniles.

Man accused of attacking victim with chemical agent, knife

A Bayou L’Ourse man has been arrested after allegedly attacking someone with a chemical agent, then trying to stab them.

  Arrest warrant issued for man connected to 1999 death of LSU student Kassie Federer

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man connected in the nearly 20-year-old shooting death of LSU student, Kassie Federer.

Police: Shooter wanted for firing shots into bedroom in New Roads

The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting in a New Roads neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Another suspect pleads guilty in alleged murder-for-hire plot

A second man has admitted his involvement in the murder of a Baton Rouge woman. Court officials report Daniel Richter, 36, of Walker, pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of manslaughter.

Official: Tennessee woman, 4 kids killed in apparent murder-suicide

The dead children, who ranged in age from 8 to 16, and woman were found by a family member Monday evening. The Maury County Fire Department says it responded to a report of a shooting at the home that night and alerted law enforcement.

KIRAN: Fred Dunn resigns as Clinton police chief amid 9News Investigation

The 9News Investigators have confirmed that Clinton Police Chief Frederick Dunn has resigned from the police department and the assistant police chief, Ned Davis, is acting chief right now.

Shooting in Thibodaux leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another injured Monday evening.

Man pleads guilty to 2014 murder of 12-year-old step-daughter

A man accused of killing his 12-year-old step-daughter in 2014 pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of second-degree murder.

2 killed in weekend shooting in Louisiana lounge

A man has been arrested in a weekend shooting at a lounge in Louisiana that left two men dead

Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin teenager in danger, not a runaway

Authorities say a Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn't a runaway and that they believe she's in danger

Students allegedly baked cookies with human ashes, served them to classmates

Police believe the ashes allegedly used may have been those of one of the students' grandparents.

Wife suspected of murder claims she tripped and accidentally stabbed husband

Detectives determined the suspect’s explanation of events didn’t make sense, and she was arrested on a charge of second degree murder, according to a press release.

Man wanted for allegedly fracturing man’s skull outside Gonzales daiquiri shop

David Bradley, 39, is wanted on the charge of second-degree battery for allegedly fracturing another man's skull during a fight outside of a Gonzales daiquiri shop on October 12, 2018.

EBRSO seeking individuals responsible for more than $80k in fraudulent credit card purchases

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office U.S. Secret Service Task Force and the U.S. Secret Service are currently seeking the public’s help identifying six people wanted for questioning about fraudulently obtained credit cards.

Man sought for burglarizing church’s storage shed

Baton Rouge Police detectives for a man who burglarized a storage shed at a church.

Man sentenced to 20 years in jail for 4th DWI

A 40-year-old man has pleaded guilty to his 4th DWI offense and has been sentenced to 20 years in jail, the 23rd Judicial District Court reports.

Assumption Parish man accused of terrorizing after reported bomb threat

A man is facing several charged in Assumption Parish after a reported bomb threat at a business, according to parish authorities.

Substitute teacher arrested for allegedly having sex with student in St. Landry Parish

A Port Barre substitute teacher was arrested Monday for having sex with a 10th-grade student, according to WAFB news partner KATC.

Police investigate murder after man killed at Circle K gas station

Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating the shooting death of Malik Anthony Jackson, 22, that occurred Saturday night around 10:50 p.m. at 3373 Florida Blvd (Circle K).

Man accused of breaking into apartment, raping ex-girlfriend

A Baton Rouge man is accused of breaking into the home of his ex-girlfriend and raping her.

Two police officers under investigation for incident involving middle school student

An incident involving a middle school student has launched an investigation into the actions of two police officers.